Episcopal Ordination

Episcopal Ordination: Bishop of Nottingham

At midday on Friday 3 July 2015, Monsignor Patrick McKinney will be ordained the Tenth Bishop of Nottingham in the city's Cathedral Church of St Barnabas. He will be ordained to the episcopate by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster. Bishop-elect McKinney succeeds Archbishop Malcolm McMahon, now Archbishop of Liverpool. Read more


Human Slavery

Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Ambassador William L Swing, director of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), have committed themselves to strengt...Read more


Port Chaplains

Seafarers work long hours, often below deck, in a near 'invisible world' so for this year's Sea Sunday podcast we're talking to two Apostleship of the Sea po...Read more

papal encyclical

New Encyclical

Laudato si' - On the Care for our Common Home - is the Pope's Encyclical Letter on the environment and human ecology. Pope Francis challenges us to consider... Read more


Proclaim 15: Building Missionary Parishes

In 2015, we launched a significant evangelisation initiative called Proclaim ’15 to support, inspire and encourage new expressions of parish evangelisation. A project of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, it is designed to affirm the good work that is already being done by the Catholic community, and to provide resources and events to profile and develop new expressions of Catholic joy and missionary outreach. Read more